Focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
The S.T.E.M. Club meets during the noon hour (12:00-12:50pm) in Room 228 on the following dates:
|2/11/15||How Birds Fly||Dr. Paul Lupton|
Celebrating National Engineers Week
|2/26/15||Energy Efficiency and Engineering Education||
Dr. John Reisel, Professor
|3/04/15||Biofuels, Bioremediation & Biotechnology||Dr. Jennifer Reed, Associate Professor,
Chemical & Biological Engineering
|3/11/15||Secrets of the Egg White||Dr. Marius Schmidt, Professor,
Department of Physics, UW-Milwaukee
|Celebrating National Mathematics Awareness Month|
|4/6/15||Puzzles, Patterns & Pure Fun:
The Joys of Mathematics
|Dr. Steven Post, Professor of Mathematics,
Edgewood College, Madison
|4/15/15||Behavioral Toxicology||Dr. Michael J. Carvan, Associate Professor,
School of Freshwater Sciences, UW-Milwaukee
|April 20-24||Celebrating Earth Week
Theme: Climate Science - 'It's More than a Weather Report'
Student Science Posters & Displays in Collins Science Building and Campus Library
Also celebrating Arbor Day with a tree planting
|4/27/15||Wildlife Ecology in the Kettle Moraine||David Fechter, Owner
Shalom Wildlife Sanctuary
The S.T.E.M. club, formerly known as Science & Math Club, was established in fall 2000. It encourages students’ active participation and leadership role in all S.T.E.M. fields and disciplines, including Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Nursing, Physics, Astronomy, Medicine, and Pharmacy. The club welcomes everyone and charges no admission.
If you are interested in joining the S.T.E.M. Club or need more information, please contact:
Dr. Mohamed Ayoub
(262) 335-5250, ext. 234.
Spring 2015 Officers
President: Andrew Dorst & Morgan Vanderschaegen
Vice-President: Gavin Marsh & Tyler Ross
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Ayoub
- Facilitate and enhance students’ understanding of S.T.E.M.
- Promote students’ active involvement and participation in co-curricular S.T.E.M.-based activities
- Attract, recruit and retain more students in the S.T.E.M. fields
- Help form a S.T.E.M. community on campus
- Strengthen the links among the S.T.E.M. departments
- Build relationships with area industry and research institutions
- Assist in improving the teaching and learning of S.T.E.M. on campus
Student paid internship programs between UW-WC Chemistry Department and several area companies have been established. Firms include: Cedarburg Pharmaceuticals, Chem-Tech International in Random Lake and Serigraph, Inc. (Research & Development) in West Bend. Additional collaborative projects are being developed with the local industry as well as area public schools.
Guest speakers have included : Mr. Mike Terlizzi (Vice President for New Development, Serigraph Inc.), Mr. Alan Hoeschel (Chief Chemist, Serigraph, Inc.), Dr. Heidi Fencl (Director of the UWS Women Program, UW-Oshkosh), Mr. Richard Katschke (Medical College of Wisconsin), Dr. Mike Cahill (Physics, UWWC), Dr. Ro Cahill (Math, UWWC), Dr. Mohamed Ayoub (Chemistry, UW-WC), Ms. Ann Morris (School of Engineering, UW-Madison), Dr. Wayne Schaefer and Dr. Toye Ekunsanmi (Biology, UW-WC), Mr. John Pike (The F. Dohmen Co), Dr. Waleed Qoronfleh (Pierce Co.), Dr. Thomas Holmes (UW-Milwaukee), Mr. David Parkinson (Hydrite Chemical Co.), Mr. Daryl Jaeger (Weasler Engineering Inc.), Dr. Anders Schenstrom (Chair, Physics and Chemistry Department, Milwaukee School of Engineering), Professor Emeritus Tom Gross (Arts, UW-WC), and Dr. Peng Gao (Aldrich Co.), Mr. Timothy Schmidt (Founder and President, Schmidt Engineering, Inc.), Mr. Randall Plekker (Executive Vice President, SYSCO Food Service of Eastern Wisconsin), Ms. Tiffany Larson (St. Joseph Community Hospital), Dr. Brent McCowen (Horticulture, UW-Madison), Professor Cindy Brown (Program Director and Coordinator, Clinical Laboratory, UW-Milwaukee), Mr. Terrance Kiekhaefer (Director of Public Works, West Bend), Mr. Dan Peplinski (Senior Hydrogeologist, Layne Christensen, Inc.), Mr. Jim Kell (Superintendent, West Bend Water Utility). The Science and Math Club also arranges visits and field trips to local companies such as Serigraph, Inc., etc.